Courtesy of 18th Judicial District Lawyer's OfficeFestus Poyner and Julee Davis, each 32, have been killed in a Might 20, 2018 crash.
A Thornton man who killed two folks in a automobile crash whereas rushing in a stolen truck will serve 50 years in jail, a Douglas County choose dominated Thursday.
A jury convicted Skylar Pagano, 28, on a complete of 17 counts in December together with vehicular murder – driving beneath the affect, first-degree assault, reckless little one abuse and vehicular assault, in line with an 18th Judicial District Lawyer’s Workplace information launch.
Dashing in a stolen Ford F150 southbound on Colorado 83 on Might 20, 2018, Pagano moved to move in a curved, no-passing zone, the information launch mentioned. He hit a Toyota RAV4 head-on.
The driving force and passenger of the Toyota, Festus Poyner and Julee Davis, each 32, have been killed, the discharge acknowledged. Their 2-year-old son, who was within the again seat, survived, although he suffered severe accidents. Pagano and his passenger have been severely injured as effectively.
Pagano instructed investigators he had been excessive on methamphetamine in the course of the crash, Migoya mentioned. On the time he was on felony probation and out of jail on bond awaiting sentencing in one other felony. He had pleaded responsible to driving beneath the affect 5 months earlier.
“Egocentric isn’t a large enough phrase for what this killer did. He took the lives of a 2-year-old boy’s mother and father. He shattered the little boy’s physique and the lives of his grandparents and prolonged household,” District Lawyer George Brauchler mentioned within the launch.